Senior Lecturer in Management Development
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Prior to her academic role, Vanessa successfully held management positions within high profile global companies including Tesco, Next and The Body Shop. She has also worked for The Prince's Trust where she was responsible for leading teams and influencing at Director level to co-ordinate peer mentoring programmes for young people across England, Northern Ireland and Scotland.
At Birmingham City Business School, Vanessa designed and delivered a work-based degree programme BA (Hons) Leadership and Management Practice. She has been involved in both the Leadership Challenge and Student Academic Partners projects to enhance the employability, enterprise and entrepreneurship skills of Business School students.
Vanessa advises on UK and European undergraduate and postgraduate leadership and management programmes in her External Academic Expert role at higher education institutions including the University of Roehampton and the University of Coventry.